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Why do I feel heavy headed? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 20-May-2014
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User:How are you
User:I am facing one issue now ...
User:i feel confused ..vertigo feeling at times & somekind of sensation in my head
User:also nausea
User:what is happening ?
Doctor:Since when are you having this trouble?
Doctor:Are you running fever?
Doctor:Since when are you having this trouble?
User:since one month now
User:at times , it is oky
User:but then again
User:mostly in the morning
Doctor:How long do these sensations lasts?
User:not exactly sensation ..but feel that something heavy kind off
Doctor:Do you feel dizzy also?
Doctor:Do you feel the surrounding rotating?
Doctor:Do you feel imbalanced?
User:at times..
User:i feel but that doesnt happen exactly
Doctor:Will you be able to describe those times?
Doctor:I mean can you explain when and how it happens?\
User:may b for few seconds ...
User:when & how ?
User:as in
Doctor:Does it happen as you wake up from bed?\
Doctor:Or it happens as you turn from the bed?
Doctor:Or is it happen while at sleep/sitting/eating/drinking?
User:no no
User:when i get up i feel heavy head kind off
Doctor:The symptoms you gave are too broad and vague for me to arrive at a conclusion. Little more details can help me figure you problem.
User:then when i start working ...& get up or talk to someone ...then at times i feel
Doctor:Do you feel your vision blurry too?
User:that i am not able to concenterate
Doctor:Do you perspire a lot?
Doctor:Does your feel heart beating fast?
User:teeth clenching also
Doctor:Do you have thyroid problems?
Doctor:Have you seen a doctor for this problem?
User:my thyroid is absolutely fine
User:not yet
Doctor:Let me brief you now.
User:should i go to the neurologist
Doctor:The symptoms that you describe does is not typical of any serious organic medical problem.
Doctor:However since you strongly correlate the complaints with getting out of bed
Doctor:may be it may be due to transient autonomic changes.
Doctor:Anxiety and stress may also play a role since the complaints are not always consistent.
Doctor:You can consider visiting a specialist - neurologist or cardiologist and discuss about this problem.
Doctor:Alternatively you can inform your primary physician for initial evaluation if it is needed.
Doctor:I don't feel this is something that will cause you serious problems.
Doctor:So do not be worried.
Doctor:Talk to your doctor during the next visit.
Doctor:Hope it is clear.
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:transient autonomic changes ?
Doctor:Human body has ability to cope up with different situations.
Doctor:It is helped by different nervous system, body hormones and immune factors.
User:ok thanks
User:ny medicne ?
Doctor:Those nervous system that help the body cope up is referred to as autonomic nervous system.
Doctor:You don't need medication for short while disturbance that occur at times. I won't start yon on medications for the same.
Doctor:Talk to the doctor during the next visit. He/she can reassess my opinion after examining you.
Doctor:Hope it is clear to you.
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:ok thanks
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
User:one more query pls
Doctor:Hi, I am Dr. Shanthi.E.
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User:by b.p now remains - 114/84 120/84 is it fine ?
User:if it remains at 84 all the time no issues
Doctor:it is fine, no issues
User:no medicne required na
Doctor:you are welcome
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:ny reaso that from past one month ...i feel some sensation kind of in my head
User:nausea feeling / feel confused
Doctor:Sorry about that
User:not able to concenterate
Doctor:any other symptoms?
User:virtigo feeling
User:teeth clenching
Doctor:do you think it could be something with your brain, any stress or feelings?
User:but i dont take ny stress
Doctor:all right
Doctor:Please get an ENT evaluation done for the same to rule out organic pathology
User:what is ent evaluation
User:what do u think ?
User:what nd why it is happening
Doctor:ENT is Ear nose and throat evaluation
Doctor:We need to find the cause for vertigo
Doctor:It can be BPPV or Labrinthitis
Doctor:Can be confirmed by ENT evaluation
User:i get vertigo feeling but not exactly vertigo
User:now whats that
User:bppv ?
Doctor:Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
User:oh gosh whats that
User:so does my symtoms states that
Doctor:it may be one probability
User:is it serious
User:so should igo for ent
User:hmmm ok thanks
User:ny medicne
User:so it cud b related to ent issue nly
Doctor:it may be one probability
User:i get so confused ..that ent or neuro
User:else what?
Doctor:initially ENT and then Neuro
User:hmmm alright
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
Doctor:Welcome again.
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